Israel arrest Palestinian for video which contradicts their “attempted stabbing” lies

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Israeli forces detain activist over video footage of Hebron shooting

A file photo shows a Palestinian man arrested by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank city Hebron. (AFP/File)

HEBRON (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Saturday detained and briefly held the media coordinator of a Palestinian activist group after it released video footage that they say contradicts the Israeli army’s version of events. A spokesperson for Youth Against Settlements told Ma’an that Israeli forces held Ahmad Amr for nearly five hours, and confiscated his filming equipment and laptop.Youth Against Settlements earlier released video footage taken after an Israeli settler shot dead 18-year-old Fadil Qawasmi, who the claimed attempted to stab him. The activist group said the footage showed the soldiers planting a knife on Qawasmi, although due to its low resolution it is not conclusive.The groups spokesperson said that Israeli forces had “humiliated” their media coordinator, Amr, during his detention…

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